Wegmann To Open New West Coast Distribution Center

Wegmann automotive USA Inc. is moving into a larger distribution facility to serve its West Coast customers. The company says the location in Phoenix will help improve fill rates and delivery services.


Wegmann’s Zinc Weights Win Quality Award

The parent company of the Hofmann Power Weight and Perfect Equipment wheel weight brands has received an outstanding quality award from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) for its zinc lineup of wheel balance weights.

In response to the increased use of adhesive wheel weights, Plombco recently launched StickPro wheel cleaner. The company says it is important to properly remove the existing weight and leftover adhesive residue. It is equally important to clean and prepare the wheel before applying the new wheel weight.

The Latest Update on Wheel Weights

Bans on the use of lead weights, efforts to reduce vehicle weight to improve fuel economy, and the popularity of custom wheels are creating more wheel weight choices for passenger tire dealers.

The new Perfect MultiFit line of zinc clip-on wheel weights features 22 part numbers with two weight series.

Perfect Equipment Unveils MultiFit Wheel Balance Weight

Wegmann automotive USA Inc.’s Perfect Equipment brand has released Perfect MultiFit, a line of zinc clip-on wheel balance weights that can downsize inventories to two clip styles: one weight for most steel rims and one weight for most alloy rims.


New Jersey may ban lead wheel weights

New Jersey has proposed a ban on lead and mercury wheel balance weights for all vehicles within the state, including passenger and commercial vehicles. If passed, New Jersey would become the eighth state to enact a ban on lead wheel balance weights.

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